Chief Engineer - Shipboard

Seattle, WA 98119

Job Function: Food & Beverage & Lodging Job Number: JN -032023-105016 Salary: $70,000 - $70,000 Experience Level: Salaried Associates and Specialists

Job Description

A leader in small ship cruising is seeking qualified Chief Engineers to work aboard their vessels. A unique and fascinating experience awaits as you will fill a vital need for our valued guests and crew members. If you have a passion for the maritime industry and a warm and welcoming personality, we want to speak with you about this great opportunity.

Chief Engineer Responsibilities
  • Maintain assigned ship in a state of readiness at all times, including all engineering, deck, life safety, and hotel systems
  • Oversee all fuel, oil, and potable water bunkering operations
  • Directly supervise others as assigned
  • Interact with passengers daily in a professional and hospitable manner

Chief Engineer Requirements
  • At least TWO years of experience as an Engineer aboard a passenger vessel of at least 25 tons is REQUIRED.
  • Maritime Engineering School Graduate in good standing and/or a Designated Duty Engineer certification or equivalent, is REQUIRED.
  • Strong knowledge of diesel propulsion and electrical generating systems, fuel centrifuges, air compressors, pumps, hydraulics, water makers, hotel systems, plumbing, refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning.
  • QMED license preferred
  • STCW preferred
  • Valid TWIC preferred

Chief Engineer Benefits and Compensation
  • Industry-leading year-round rotation schedule (4 weeks on with 4 weeks off)
  • Crew enrichment activities and excursions
  • Company-subsidized health care benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Travel expenses paid in full
  • Room and board when scheduled

Qualified candidates will receive a prompt interview!

Additional Information

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person's age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Recruiter Managing this Job

Jason Bronis
Senior Recruiter & Training Coach

Based in the fabulous Florida Keys, Jason Bronis is a tenured hospitality executive with a diverse background.
Jason formerly owned and operated a casual dining restaurant in the US Virgin Islands. Being a business owner in the Caribbean gave Jason experience succeeding in challenging operating environments. He loves helping clients solve their own hiring challenges by finding the superstar candidates they just cannot find on their own.
Jason has also worked as Hotel General Manager on small-ship cruise liners and riverboat cruises and as Director of Food and Beverage at several upscale hotels and resorts. Throughout his career, he has prided himself on helping to develop talented and successful hospitality managers.
Prior to his adventures in hospitality, Jason worked as a television news reporter and anchor for local and national broadcasts. He is a second-generation native Floridian, born and raised in Miami, and a huge fan of the Florida Gators!
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